Protection

Protection, 2018, Galvanised wire and wire mesh, 730 x 550 x 350 mm. Table cloth made from wire mesh -free from the table.  

Residual Action

For the month of January I have been one of the resident artists (Cycle 14) at House Conspiracy in West End. It was a great opportunity to connect the house (42 Mollison St) to the community in which it is situated. I decided to focus on the physical actions of a local watch repairer, Ian Hall…

OPEN HOUSE: 3rd Tamworth Textile Triennial 2017

Exhibition curated by Glenn Barkley Artists:  Sally Blake, John Brooks, GhostNets Australia, Gomeroi gaaynggal ArtsHealth Program, Treahna Hamm, Joy Ivill, Carol McGregor, Rebecca Mayo, Nyoongar Doll Makers Community Arts Network, Raquel Ormella, Julia Robinson, Ema Shin, Jeanette Stok, Meredith Woolnough Tamworth Regional Art Gallery 13th October – 10 December, 2017   Work included: Inherited Borders, 2017…

Interiors

Clinton Barker, Kenneth Beck, Kazumi Diado, Geoff Monk, Jeanette Stok, Samuel Tupou Woolloongabba Art Gallery, Woolloongabba 22nd August – 2nd September, 2017 Works included: Restriction, 2015, Relief prints into wooden drawers, lithograph Everyday actions are frequently forgotten due to their mundane, repetitive nature, or deliberately suppressed if the circumstances are oppressive. During WWII, following the invasion…

Trace 2017

For the last couple of weeks I have had the enormous pleasure of being a part of the TRACE 2017 Biennial in West End. It is a project that exhibits a number of prominent Australian artist’s work in shops and businesses around West End. Additionally, it raises money for Community Plus+ and the services they…

Curios?

Exhibition curated by Carrie McCarthy for the World Science Festival in Brisbane Artists:  Maria Fernanda Cardoso, Elise Carmichael, Selene Cochrane, Simone Eisler, Emma Lindsay, Sara Manser, Sharon McKenzie, Julie-Anne Milinski, Deb Mostert, Jeanette Stok, Geoff Thompson, Michelle Vine, Carolyn V Watson Queensland Museum, South Brisbane 23rd March – 26th March, 2017 Work included: Transposition, 2016,…

Mutagenesis

Jeanette Stok Ivory St Window, Artisan, Fortitude Valley 6 March – 22 May, 2017 Living cells follow a set of rules and programed sequences in order to replicate and grow. However, when this program is disrupted a multitude of unexpected changes can occur. Sometimes beneficial, sometimes destructive. In a similar way, embroideries are traditionally produced in…

Louise: Extraction

Louise is chemistry postgraduate student at the University of Queensland. A component of her research involves extracting particular chemical components from marine organisms called nudibranchs. I had the pleasure of following her around as she prepared her sample to be extracted. I documented the various steps/actions that she needed to perform in order to extract these chemicals and…

Quadrat

Jeanette Stok and Michelle Vine POP Gallery, Woolloongabba 27 January – 12 February, 2017 Quadrat explores the relationship between a scientific way of seeing the world by measuring, quantifying and collecting and the inherently subjective nature of human endeavour. It demonstrates how art and science can inform each other in order to create meaning and further…

Reflection

I’m often asked how embroidering with wire is different to linen and thread. I have written about this previously which you can find here, but for my graduate exhibition I thought I would produce a work that visualises the action. Below is a short video of the installation.